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Columbia Airport Information

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (IATA: CAE) is the main airport for Columbia, South Carolina. The airport lies five miles (8 km) southwest of Columbia's central business district, in Lexington County.

The airport was constructed in the 1940 as Lexington County Airport. In 1940 the United States Army Air Corps indicated a need for the airfield as part of the buildup of its forces after World War II began in Europe. The earliest recorded Air Corps use of the airport was when the 105th Observation Squadron began flying Douglas O-38 and North American O-47 light observation aircraft beginning on 24 September.

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Columbia Metropolitan Airport:

  • American Eagle
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Chautauqua Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines
  • United Express operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines
  • US Airways Express operated by Air Wisconsin
  • US Airways Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines
  • US Airways Express operated by Piedmont Airlines
  • US Airways Express operated by PSA Airlines

The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Metropolitan_Airport.

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